Coleg Meirion Dwyfor

Full Time Business - Applied GCE

Coleg Meirion Dwyfor
In Dolgellau

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Typology A Level
Location Dolgellau (Wales)
Duration 2 Years
  • A Level
  • Dolgellau (Wales)
  • Duration:
    2 Years
Description

You would choose this course in order to gain skills in running a business such as marketing, handling finances, planning and managing a business, using information technology and administration. During the course you will become involved in a real business. You and the other business students will decide on a small business to run. You will then manage the business, market it and produce the.

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Government funding available

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Where and when

Location

Starts

Dolgellau (Gwynedd)
Ffordd Ty'N Y Coed, LL40 2SW

Starts

On request

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· Requirements

To study this course you will need 4 GCSEs Grade A*-C or BTEC First Diploma. Entry requirements may be different for adults.

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Course programme



Business - Applied GCE
You would choose this course in order to gain skills in running a business such as marketing, handling finances, planning and managing a business, using information technology and administration. During the course you will become involved in a real business. You and the other business students will decide on a small business to run. You will then manage the business, market it and produce the goods.

Course duration:
2 years.

Level:
3

Full/Part Time :
Full TIme

What will I need to follow the course?
To study this course you will need 4 GCSEs Grade A*-C or BTEC First Diploma. Entry requirements may be different for adults.

Where will I study:
D,P

What will I study?
On this course, you will get the change to develop your marketing skills, learn how to set up a business, manage finance, look after customers and manage staff. You will also look at law in relation to business. You can go on to study further when you have completed the course (e.g. an HND course or a Degree), or you can use the skills to set up your own business or to try for a job. The first year of the course is equivalent to one or two AS levels. It is possible to study the course as a double.

Will I have to sit any examinations?
There are 2 exams in the first year and one exam in the second year. The bulk of the work in assessed with projects 4 projects in the first year and 5 projects in the second year

What will I have at the end of the course?
On successful completion, you will have: 3 units Partial award Equivalent to 1 AS; 6 units Single award Equivalent to 2 AS levels; or 1 A level 12 units Double award Equivalent to 2 A levels. Some students have studied this subject in conjunction with other AS subjects or units of vocational courses, so that they can apply for higher education courses.

What next?
The course can lead to several higher education courses. You will need to look carefully at the entry requirements of these courses. You might consider courses such as: Business Studies, Marketing, Accounting, Tourism, Communication, Administration. Some of our former students have secured employment in banking, the retail trade or as managers and administrators. It can also take you straight into the world of work.

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